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Week Topic/Notes Assignment Due (to be done before class starts on date listed at left)
1 Introduction 


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1-16 Weekly Activities
  • Complete activities and quizzes posted ob Bb
Short Film Paper
  • 50 points total. 
  • Length: 3-5 pages  
  • Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to make summary fun again. Transform one of our early readings into a feature-length film or television miniseries.  
Close Reading Paper
  • 100 points total. 
  • Length: 3-5 pages
  • Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to utilize the close reading skills practiced in class. It will be the basis for the final research paper.  
  Research Blog
  • 50 points total.
16   Final Paper
  • 200 points 
  • Due:  28 November 2016
  • Length: 6-10 pages. MLA format.
  • Purpose: Use outside research to expand upon a close reading of an American text from before 1865. 
15-16 Online Presentation
  • 50 points  
  • Length: address all the main points of the final paper with online media (both visual AND text elements).
  • Purpose:  convey the argument and message of the final paper in a succinct, online format.  
  Final Exam  
  Participation and Weekly Activities
  • 100 points


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